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Mansfield region campgrounds


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    • 37km, 45min from Mansfield incl. ~25 min on winding gravel road
    • no mobile reception but a great camp ground
  • Mt Samaria area north of Mansfield:
    • Blue Range Camping and Picnic Area
      • offers a small, basic camp site on Blue Range Creek.
      • Toilet facilities are across the road in the picnic area.
    • Stringybark Creek Camping Area Tolmie
      • north of Mt Samaria
      • free camping area located in the Toombullup State Forest near Tolmie, northeast of Mansfield.
      • site links by a walking track to the Stringybark Creek Day Reserve, site of the infamous shooting of three policemen by the Kelly Gang in 1878, and part of the Ned Kelly Touring Route.
      • large expansive sites in a natural bushland setting. Pit toilets, fireplaces and picnic tables available.
      • operates on a first in first served basis and is not bookable.
  • north of Mt Buller Rd:
    • Carter's Mill Picnic Area and nearby camp ground
    • Buttercup campground
      • ~630m elevation;
      • “The tumbling water in Buttercup Creek provides a peaceful background sound within these small, shady sites.”
      • 2WD access in dry weather is via Carter’s Road off the Mt Buller Road and reaches camp 4 first (all are on the right side as you travel west)
      • 4WD can use Buttercup Road to access the campsites, involving two creek crossings.
      • Buttercup 4 camp:
        • toilets; small camp but ample room for small camper trailers and campervans; surrounding Peppermint, Swamp Gum, Candlebark, Manna Gum and Stringybark provided nicely shaded camping spots
      • Buttercup 3 camp:
        • toilets; swimming; accessible to camper trailers;
      • Buttercup 2 camp:
        • toilets; swimming;
    • Mt Stirling / Craig's Hut
      • road closed June-Nov
      • bush camp at the top of Mt Stirling
        • hike up from Telephone Box Junction car park and general store
        • 2.5hrs, 4.5km one way hike with 500m altitude gain to get to near the peak elevation of 1749m - but tends to be popular with horse trails so you wont always be alone during daylight hours
      • Razorback Hut campground
        • follow the Circuit Road north (keep left) for four kilometres past King Saddle. Turn left just before the Mt. No. 3 Road intersection – the camping area is 500m along this road
      • King Hut camping area
        • located on the western edge of the Alpine National Park, about 15 kilometres north-east of Mt Stirling, alongside the King River
        • 4WD access route heads down Speculation Road, which is reached via a turn-off from Circuit Rd about 6 km south-east of the Craig's Hut turn-off.
        • There are horse yards here for use by intrepid explorers.
        • The hut itself is in excellent condition, having been recently rebuilt.
      • Craig's Hut camping area
  • Running Creek Camping Reserve on Lower Howqua River near Howqua
    • Located on the Howqua River and accessed via Howqua River Road, Running Creek is popular with anglers, paddlers and campers.
    • There are two walking tracks that start here and end at Tobacco Flat, approximately 12 kms upstream.
    • The Howqua River Walk follows the river flats with nearly 40 river crossings, while the Lower Howqua Feeder traverses the higher country.
  • Delatite Arm, Lake Eildon
  • Jamieson River
  • Goulburn River
  • Tolmie Recreation Reserve
    • 54min from Sheepyard flats;
australia/vic/mansfield.txt · Last modified: 2024/02/29 12:50 by gary1

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